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Whirlpool ET180K Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 1 model and trial number late - lot shown) efrigerator Dntrol Y lght A xterior loistura ontrol / rlspers .eveling oilers , NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER I,-\\ Ell80K Freezer control III I I .*:.:A. urlllry - compatimenl...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Power interruptions If You Need Service Or Assistance Whirlpool Refrigerator Warranty. 01990 Whirlpool Corporation Remove the Consumer Buy Guide Label, tape and any inside labels before using the refrigerator. To remove any remaining glue: Rub briskly with thumb to make a ball, then remove.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions To reduce the risk of fire, electrical refrigerator, Read all instructions before using the refrigerator. Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems of the past. Junked or abandoned refrigerators are still dangerous...even if they will “just in the garage a few days.”...
  • Page 4: Before Using Your Refrigerator

    Before Using Your Refrigerator Leveling screw ’ Use screwdriver Right to raise; to adjust left to lower. 1. Clean it Clean your refrigerator before using it. See cleaning instructions on page 10. 2. Plug it in Recommended Grounding Method A 115 Volt, 60 Hz., AC only 15 or 20 ampere fused and properly grounded electrical supply is required.
  • Page 5: Using Your Refrigerator

    Using Your Refrigerator CONDITION: REASON: If Refrigerator Door opened often Section is Large amount of food added Room temperature too warm TOO WARM Door opened often If Freezer Large amount of food added Section is Very cold room temperature TOO WARM (can’t cycle often enough) Controls not set correctly If Refrigerator...
  • Page 6: Exterior Moisture Control

    Using Your Refrigerator Continued EXTERIOR MOISTURE CONTROL OFF .nhl \Insnv - Glass shelves are heavy. Be careful. Pull out to the stop, lifl the front and pull again. Exterior moisture control The Exterior Moisture Control on the Control Console operates electric heaters around the door openings.
  • Page 7: Removing The Crispers And Crisper Cover

    out to the stop, Pull lift the front thentheback. . UJ Removing the crispers and crisper cover To remove the crispers: 1. Slide crisper straight out to the stop, lift front, then slide the rest of the way out. 2. Replace in reverse order. To remove the cover: 1.
  • Page 8: Ice Cube Trays

    Using Your Refrigerator Continued signal arm to stop ice Lower slgnal arm to starl it Ice cube trays If cubes are not used, they may shrink. The moving cold air starts a slow evaporation. The longer cubes are stored, the smaller they get. To remove ice: 1.
  • Page 9: Sounds You May Hear

    Sounds you may hear Your new refrigerator may make sounds that your old one didn’t. Because the sounds are new to you, you might be concerned about them. Don’t be. Most of the new sounds are normal. Hard sur- faces like the floor, walls and cabinets can make the sounds seem louder.
  • Page 10: Cleaning Your Refrigerator

    Cleaning Your Refrigerator Both the refrigerator and freezer sections defrost automatically. But both should be cleaned about once a month to help prevent odors from building up. Spills should be wiped up right away. Cleaning chart PART WHAT TO USE Removable parts Sponge or cloth;...
  • Page 11: Food Storage Guide

    Food Storage Guide There is a correct way to package and store refrigerated or frozen food. To keep food fresher, longer, take the time to study these recommended steps. Storing fresh food Food placed in the refrigerator should be wrapped or stored in air and moisture proof material.
  • Page 12 Food Storage Guide Continued Freezer food storage chart Storage times will vary according to the quality of the food, the type of packaging or wrap used (air and moisture proof), and the storage temperature which should be 0°F ( - 17.8%). FOOD STORAGE TIME Fruits...
  • Page 13: Caring For Your Refrigerator

    Caring For Your Refrigerator Vacation and moving care Short vacations No need to shut off the refrigerator if you will be away for less than four weeks. Use up perisha- bles; freeze other items. If your refrigerator is equipped with an automatic ice maker: 1.
  • Page 14: If You Need Service Or Assistance

    United States. To locate the authorized Whirlpool service company in your area, call our COOL-LINE@ service assistance telephone number (see Step 2) or look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages under:...
  • Page 15 Whirlpool appliance. To locate FSP replacement parts in your area, refer to Step 3 above or call the Whirlpool COOL- LINE service assistance number in Step 2. 5. Lf you are not satisfied with how the problem was solved’...
  • Page 16: Whirlpool Refrigerator Warranty

    C. Pick up and delivery. This product is designed to be repaired in the home. D. Damage to refrigerator caused by accident, misuse, fire, flood, acts of God or use of products not approved by Whirlpool. E. Any labor costs during limited warranty.